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33 pet sitters, boarding facilities, dog day cares in the area

Whether it’s a local boarding facility, a pet sitter or a doggy day care, make sure your companion is cared for when you’re not at home.

Whether it’s a local boarding facility, a pet sitter or a doggy day care, make sure your companion is cared for when you’re not at home.

Local pet walkers provide breaks for dogs during the day

It’s recommended that dogs get between 30 minutes and two hours of exercise a day, so that’s when a professional dog-walking service may come in handy. 

It’s recommended that dogs get between 30 minutes and two hours of exercise a day, so that’s when a professional dog-walking service may come in handy. 

Madison: This is Camp Willa requesting a flyby

Registration is still open for the Madison-based nonprofit that's expanding aviation opportunities for underserved youth.

Registration is still open for the Madison-based nonprofit that's expanding aviation opportunities for underserved youth.

Cats of Madison and Dogs of Madison adds adorable photos to animal lovers' feeds

On nice days, you might find Jason Nolen walking through a Madison neighborhood snapping pictures for his Instagram accounts, @cats_of_madison and @dogs.of.madison. 

On nice days, you might find Jason Nolen walking through a Madison neighborhood snapping pictures for his Instagram accounts, @cats_of_madison and @dogs.of.madison. 

In Memoriam of Dr. Linda Sullivan

Before her February 2022 death, the professor emeritus helped found numerous charitable initiatives and taught an estimated 2,500 future veterinarians.

Before her February 2022 death, the professor emeritus helped found numerous charitable initiatives and taught an estimated 2,500 future veterinarians.

‘I’d rather be flying dogs'

Middleton’s David Tan used to fly a military rescue helicopter. Now the retired pilot spends his free time (and his own dime) flying rescue animals to their new homes.

Middleton’s David Tan used to fly a military rescue helicopter. Now the retired pilot spends his free time (and his own dime) flying rescue animals to their new homes.

Guest essay: Permission to revel

The mandate to experience joy despite life’s suffering is one of the greatest gifts of pet ownership.

The mandate to experience joy despite life’s suffering is one of the greatest gifts of pet ownership.

New worker cooperative envisions a bicycling economy for all

Madison CycleWorks is a worker cooperative on the north side that will offer mobile bicycle repair and delivery of food and goods by bicycle.

Madison CycleWorks is a worker cooperative on the north side that will offer mobile bicycle repair and delivery of food and goods by bicycle.

Cueing up a comeback for pool

Madison-based podcast Cue It Up Network is growing the game of pool with comprehensive, unparalleled coverage and listeners in more than 106 countries.

Madison-based podcast Cue It Up Network is growing the game of pool with comprehensive, unparalleled coverage and listeners in more than 106 countries.

The skeleton in the chimney

A cold case heats up as DNA experts step in to try to help solve a late-1980s mystery: Whose skeleton was found in the chimney of a local music store, how did it get there, and why?

A cold case heats up as DNA experts step in to try to help solve a late-1980s mystery: Whose skeleton was found in the chimney of a local music store, how did it get there, and why?

History Lesson: Fighting Belle Case La Follette

There’s a good chance that even if Belle Case La Follette hadn’t become half of one of Wisconsin’s most famous power couples, history would have learned her name anyway.

There’s a good chance that even if Belle Case La Follette hadn’t become half of one of Wisconsin’s most famous power couples, history would have learned her name anyway.

Nominate a nurse for Madison Magazine's Top Nurses 2022

Madison Magazine is seeking nominations for Madison’s Top Nurses to expand the public’s understanding of the profession of nursing and its role in the community’s health, safety and well-being.

Madison Magazine is seeking nominations for Madison’s Top Nurses to expand the public’s understanding of the profession of nursing and its role in the community’s health, safety and well-being.